Examples Of Jealousy In The Crucible

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Jealousy is a sentiment that can lead from a close friendship to dishonesty, betrayal, selfishness and sometimes death. It is based on a surge of envy, desire, sadness and anger. It affects many citizens such as yourself and your relationship with other people. Such as family, friends, and relationships. Greed is when a person can never have enough. It can cause a person to not care who they hurt in the process. In The Crucible, Arthur Miller illustrates a mysterious, suspenseful and dramatic story. The story is about the Salem witch trials that took place in 1692 Salem, Massachusetts. Innocent people were accused for practicing witchcraft. This is where the conflict begins. People from Salem begin to “point fingers” on others so they can stay out of trouble or for revenge. In the story the author reveals real life lessons that happens in today's society such as jealousy and greed. In the story there is jealousy in Abigail William and Ann Putnam. Abigail…show more content…
The author writes, “Oh, marvel how such a strong man may let such a sickly wife be..she is blackening my name in the village! She is telling lies about me! She is a cold, sniveling woman, and you bend to her! Let her turn you like a—”(Miller 23) Abigail claims to John Proctor that his wife (Elizabeth Proctor) is an atrocious women. Abigail is in love with him, but he doesn’t feel the same way towards her. They had committed adultery, but that didn’t meant anything for him. She wants John only for herself that she nudged a needle into her own belly to falsely accuse Elizabeth of witchcraft. Abigail wants her dead so that she can marry him. Abigail is doing her best to keep John Proctor. Sadly she had brought John Proctor’s life to death. This proves to readers that her plan didn't go the way she wanted it. It is difficult to make a person you love, feel the same way towards you. You cannot control love. The destiny is the key that chooses a partner for

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